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Court Keeps Upcoming Health Care Decision Secret

It’s the biggest secret in a city not known for keeping them: How the Supreme Court will rule on President Barack Obama’s health care law?

Protester outside Supreme Court
Protester outside Supreme Court (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

The high court should announce its ruling soon, but the nine justices made up their minds more than two months ago.

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The justices, and their 36 clerks and other assorted court employees, have successfully kept that decision quiet.

It’s rare for news to stay under wraps that long in the nation’s capital. But the justices employ a “no leaks” rule that their employees adhere to strictly, despite the proliferation of camera phones and blogs.

 

One former clerk notes that turtles are a repeated motif throughout the Supreme Court’s architecture. He says the court likes its news to come slowly and deliberately, just like a turtle.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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